Greenfinch

Carduelis chlorisLlinos WerddBreeding resident and passage migrant

Greenfinch – 2003-07 breeding

Chloris chloris – Llinos Werdd – Breeding resident and passage migrant Comparison with previous atlas: 1984-88 2003-07 Breeding confirmed 70 69 Breeding probable 134 286 Breeding possible 57 28 No of tetrads occupied 261 (of 478) 383 (of 490) Percentage of tetrads 54.6% 78.2% Due to changes in agricultural practices, the greenfinch is becoming less […]

Greenfinch – 1994

Carduelis chloris – Llinos Werdd – Breeding resident and passage migrant 1984-88 Breeding confirmed 70 Breeding probable 134 Breeding possible 57 No of tetrads occupied 261 (of 478) Percentage of tetrads 54.6% A common resident/according to Mathew (1894) and Lockley et al. (1949), the Greenfinch currently breeds across Pembrokeshire (see map) being found especially around […]

Greenfinch – 1980s winter

Carduelis chloris – Llinos Werdd – Breeding resident and passage migrant The BTO winter atlas showed that Greenfinches were present in most 10km squares during the winters of 1981-82, 1982-82 and 1983-84. The darker the colour, the higher the relative total¬†count for each 10km square.¬† The darkest blue represents over — birds. More about the Greenfinch […]

Greenfinch – 1949

Species account from the Birds of Pembrokeshire, 1949, by Lockley, Ingram and Salmon.

Greenfinch – 1894

Species account from the 1894 ‘Birds of Pembrokeshire and its Islands’ by Rev M A Mathew